The Resident is returning to FOX this fall, and viewers will see more of Andrew McCarthy on the medical drama. The actor played the father of Cade (Kaley Ronayne) after her shooting at the end of season five, and he will become a series regular for season six.
Deadline revealed the following about McCarthy’s expanded role in the FOX medical drama:
“He will reprise the role of Dr. Ian Sullivan, a nationally renowned pediatric surgeon and new hire at Chastain. His groundbreaking surgeries rescue the most vulnerable patients and make him key to the hospital’s financial stability. But as Ian’s demons emerge, both his daughter, Dr. Cade Sullivan (Kaley Ronayne) and our doctors face a dilemma. Where do you draw the line with a doctor whose own life is spiraling dangerously out of control, even as the keeps saving lives?”
Starring Matt Czuchry, Manish Dayal, Bruce Greenwood, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Jane Leeves, Anuja Joshi, Jessica Lucas, and Miles Fowler, the medical drama series follows the lives of the staff of the fictional Chastain Park Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
The Resident returns to FOX on September 20th with its sixth season.
What do you think? Are you excited to see more of McCarthy on The Resident this fall?